LEIC-B8D591: B8D591 coin of Elizabeth I.

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-B8D591

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Post Medieval silver sixpence? of Elizabeth I.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1570
Date to: AD 1579

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.75 mm
Weight: 2.38 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 9th January 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: left facing crowned bust, very worn
Obverse inscription: [ELIZABDGANGFRAETHIBREGINA]
Reverse description: Royal crest quartered by long cross with date above 157?
Reverse inscription: POSVIDEVADIVTOREMMEVM

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Freeby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8220
Four figure Latitude: 52.771377
Four figure longitude: -0.785994
1:25K map: SK8220
1:10K map: SK82SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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